Kai Fehr

Global Head, Trade & Working Capital

Kai Fehr is Standard Chartered’s Global Head, Trade & Working Capital, and a member of the Transaction Banking Management Team based in Singapore.

In this role, Kai is globally responsible for the strategic positioning of the business, including the development and delivery of products across traditional trade, open account, correspondent banking trade, and digital solutions for corporate and financial institutions. Kai joined the Bank from Wells Fargo, where he transformed the global trade finance business as Global Head of International Trade Services.

In a trade finance career spanning more than two decades, Kai has spent the majority in Asia with roles including APAC Head of Trade and Working Capital for Barclays. He started his career in Structured Trade and Export Finance for DZ Bank in Frankfurt. Kai was the chair of the Banking Environmental Initiative (BEI) working group that helped create the sustainable shipment letter of credit. He is currently a member of The Bankers Association for Finance and Trade’s Global Trade Industry Council.

Kai holds a master’s degree in Law and bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration and Management.

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